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Vaches au repos

Vaches au repos

Paul Gauguin (in 1885)

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In 1884 Gauguin gave up his well paid job in Paris to become a full time artist. He settled in Normandy where, on the advice of his art dealer, he began to paint Impressionist landscapes. The shipping magnate D.G. van Beuningen acquired this painting, with cows at a watering place, in 1933.

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Title Vaches au repos
Material and technique Oil on canvas
Object type
Painting > Painting > Two-dimensional object > Art object
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions Width 80 cm
Height 64 cm
Artists Schilder: Paul Gauguin
Accession number 2605 (MK)
Credits Verworven met de verzameling van / Acquired with the collection of: D.G. van Beuningen 1958
Department Modern Art
Acquisition date 1958
Age artist About 37 years old
Collector Collector / D.G. van Beuningen
Exhibitions Impressionisme: Een schone kijk (1992)
The Collection Enriched (2011)
De collectie als tijdmachine (2017)
Material
Object
Geographical origin France > Western Europe > Europe

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